2017-2018 ABSN Academic Calendar

Fall 2017
August
Wednesday, 23 New Student Orientation
Wednesday, 23 ABSN Orientation
Wednesday, 23 Convocation for graduate and professional school students at 4 p.m.
Thursday, 24 ABSN student BLS certification
Scrubs & Stethoscopes
Monday, 28 Fall 2017 classes begin
Drop/Add continues
September
Monday, 4 Labor Day. No classes/clinical in session
Friday, 8 Drop/Add ends
Friday, 15 Commitment to Excellence Ceremony (N392 Prof. Nursing)
   October
Thursday, 5 or Friday, 6 Founders' Day Convocation
Friday, 6 Fall Break begins 11 p.m/
Sunday, 8 Founders' Day
Wednesday, 11 Classes resume 7 a.m.
November
Wednesday, 1 Registration begins for Spring 2018
Wednesday, 15 Registration ends for Spring 2018
Thursday, 16 Drop/Add begins for Spring 2018
Tuesday, 21 Thanksgiving recess begins 11 p.m.
Monday, 27 Thanksgiving recess ends 7 a.m.
Classes end for ABSN students
Tuesday, 28 - Friday, Dec. 1 Final exams
December
Friday, 1 Final exams conclude
Graduate classes end (applies to any ABSN student enrolled in a graduate course)
Monday, 4 - Tuesday, 5 NCLEX Live Review for 4th semester students only
Saturday, 9 School of Nursing Hooding & Recognition Ceremony at 11 a.m.
Washington Duke Inn
Spring 2018
January
Monday, 8 New Student Orientation
Tuesday, 9 Scrubs & Stethoscopes
BLS certification
Wednesday, 10 Spring semester begins
Drop/Add continues
Monday, 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday
No classes/clinical
Wednesday, 24 Drop/Add ends
February
Friday, 2 Commitment to Excellence Ceremony/Reception (N392 Prof. Nursing)
Thursday, 15 Last day of 1st six week courses (2nd semester cohort only)
Monday, 19 Summer 2018 registration begins
Final Exam 1st six week courses (2nd semester cohort only)
Wednesday, 21 First day 2nd six week courses (2nd semester cohort only)
March
Friday, 9 Spring recess begins at 11 p.m.
Monday, 19 Classes resume at 7 a.m.
April
Wednesday, 4 Registration begins for Fall Semester 2018
Summer 2018 registration continues
Friday, 13 Registration ends for Fall Semester 2018
Summer 2018 Registration continues
Monday, 15 Classes end for ABSN students
Wednesday, 18 Graduate classes end
(This applies to any ABSN student enrolled in a graduate course)
Tuesday, 17 - Friday, 20 Final exams for 2nd six week courses and full-term courses
Monday, 23 - Tuesday, 24 NCLEX Live Review for 4th semester students only
May
Friday, 11 Commencement weekend begins
Sunday, 13 Graduation Exercises
Conferring of Degrees
School of Nursing Hooding & Recognition Ceremony
Location to be determined
Summer 2018
May
Monday, 14 First day of classes
Wednesday, 16 First day of graduate classes
(This applies to any ABSN student enrolled in a graduate course)
Monday, 28 Memorial Day. No classes/clinical
Wednesday, 31 Drop/Add ends for Summer 2018
June  
Thursday, 21 Last day of 1st six week classes (2nd semester cohort only)
Monday, 25 Final exams 1st six week classes (2nd semester cohort only)
Wednesday, 27 First day of 2nd six week classes (2nd semester cohort only)
July
Wednesday, 44 Independence Day Holiday. No classes/clinical
August
Wednesday, 8 Classes end for ABSN students
Thursday, 9 - Saturday, 11 Final exams 2nd six week courses and full-term courses
Sunday, 12 Graduate classes end
(This applies to any ABSN student enrolled in a graduate course)
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